Definition for STO'IC

STO'IC, n. [Gr. στωικος, from στοα, a porch in Athens, where the philosopher Zeno taught.]

A disciple of the philosopher Zeno, who founded a sect. He taught that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to the unavoidable necessity by which all things are governed. – Enfield.

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